Facebook has apologized to its users and advertisers for being forced to respect people's privacy in an upcoming update to Apple's mobile operating system -- and promised it will do its best to invade their privacy on other platforms.
The antisocial network [...] is upset that iOS 14, due out next month, will require apps to ask users for permission before Facebook grabs data from their phones.
"This is not a change we want to make, but unfortunately Apple's updates to iOS14 have forced this decision," the behemoth bemoans before thinking the unthinkable: that it may have to end its most intrusive analytics engine for iPhone and iPad users. [...]
Amazingly, despite Facebook pointing out to Apple that it is tearing away people's right to have their privacy invaded in order to receive ads for products they might want, Cupertino continues to push ahead anyway.
Facebook apologizes to users, businesses for Apple's monstrous efforts to protect its customers' privacy
New iOS update will rob people of personalized ads, wails antisocial giant: